Nami vs Malzahar Counter Build
How to Beat Malzahar as Nami
5,230 Nami vs Malzahar Matchups Analyzed
We get our matchup stats from the millions of ranked League of Legends rounds that we get from Riot Games each week. This guide on how to beat Malzahar as Nami resulted from an evaluation of 5230 ranked games where both champs clashed against one another. This champ matchup is fairly rare. Nami encounters Malzahar in only 2.8% of her rounds.
Nami does a ok job of beating Malzahar. Typically, she wins a acceptable 50.6% of the time the champs clash against one another in. In Nami versus Malzahar rounds, Nami’s side is 0.1% more likely to obtain first blood, indicating that she probably will get first blood versus Malzahar.
Best Nami Items to Counter Malzahar
The most important items to have in your Nami versus Malzahar build include Imperial Mandate, Ardent Censer, and Shard of True Ice. When Nami bought at least these three items in her build, she did a lot better vs. Malzahar than with most other commonly used counter builds. In fact, Nami had an average winrate of 64.9% when countering Malzahar with these items in her kit.
Best Nami Runes to Counter Malzahar
To have the best likelihood of defeating Malzahar as Nami, Nami players should use the Summon Aery, Manaflow Band, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Font of Life, and Revitalize runes from the Sorcery and Resolve rune sets. Of all the runes that we analyzed for Nami vs Malzahar LoL games, this sequence of runes resulted in the highest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 53.8% win rate overall.
We have also shown the best Malzahar runes to counterpick against Nami to help you realize how he will likely be played to try to beat you.
Nami vs Malzahar Counter Stats Summary
The stats provided here underscore some vital Nami versus Malzahar matchup statistics that may help us interpret the distinctions between the two. For instance, Nami’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 3.4 is more than Malzahar’s KDA ratio of 2.1, indicating that Nami may be more central to her team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Malzahar. This observation is largely fueled by the differences in assists.
Nami typically has a slightly smaller longest kill spree than her enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, she receives a similar amount of damage to Malzahar. This commonly reflects different amounts of tankyness, but it can also imply that the champ with more health has less agility and thus is not able to kite away from additional damage when poked or engaged.
Nami commonly racks up a lot fewer minion kills than Malzahar. Champs that do not amass much CS typically don't need much CS to be useful. Instead, they are able to scale easily off their abilities and first items alone. However, champions with plenty of minion kills, such as ADCs, usually have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, try to do better than the values shown here to do well.
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